Asus A88XM-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Boot Drive54.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus A88XM-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 27 '20 at 19:56
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-7890K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$220
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Memory 56.2
1-Core 62.4
2-Core 126
48% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 140
17% 128 Pts
64-Core 141
9% 141 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$44
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 390 389 384 389 288 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 441
Write 373
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 315
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 10.1
50% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 26.2
DQ Mixed 32.2
32% 53.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 103%
WD Gaming Drive 2TB
2TB free, PID 261e
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 125 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 149
Write 117
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 123
155% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.8
207% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/4G Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.9% Poor
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 12.6
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 9.3
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 139
29% 139 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 30%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical A88XM-A Builds (Compare 1,953 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-A - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $459
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